University Athletic Association, Inc. at the University of Florida
Location: Gainesville, Florida
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
4 Year Degree
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
The University Athletic Association is seeking a Director of Marketing who will serve as the primary marketing contact for Florida Football. Responsibilities include creating comprehensive marketing plans for Florida Football including ticket sales initiatives, driving attendance, enhancing the fan experience, sponsor activations, and brand awareness campaigns. The Director will also serve as the primary marketing contact for the Cross Country and Track & Field programs, and fulfill other duties as assigned.
This posting will remain open until a qualified candidate is chosen.
MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Management, Marketing or a related field
Three years of experience working in an intercollegiate or professional athletics environment
One year of supervisory experience
One year of working experience leading a football marketing team at the NCAA Division I level
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Photoshop
Ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
Ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team
Ability to engage effectively with others of diverse cultures or backgrounds
Ability to work a non-standard work week which will include evenings, weekends, holidays and potential overnight travel
Two years of supervisory experience
Three years of sports marketing experience in an intercollegiate or professional athletics environment
Effective communication (written, verbal, interpersonal), problem-solving, and customer service skills
Experience with project management and social media
Knowledge of SEC and NCAA rules and regulations
Comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to health, dental, life, LTD, AD&D, pension plan (upon eligibility), athletic event tickets, employee events and recognition programs as well as relocation assistance. Competitive compensation package commensurate with candidate’s previous experience and qualifications. You can view our full benefits guide on the official job posting by clicking here.
Interviews may be conducted prior to the closing date, but no offer of employment will be extended until after the position closes. Once an official offer is extended and accepted, the candidate will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification Form I-9 and will be contingent on satisfactory background screening results. The candidate will also be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove identity and authorization to work in the United States without the need for employment-based visa sponsorship now or in the future. The University Athletic Association, Inc. is an at-will employer, a separate company from the University of Florida and not a state employer.
HOW TO APPLY:
Qualified applicants please go to www.FloridaGators.com/employment to apply. For individuals without computer access, stop by the University Athletic Association, Inc. Human Resources offices located on the 4th floor of the west side of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
THE UAA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND IS STRONGLY AND ACTIVELY COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY.
WE ARE PROUD TO BE A DRUG FREE TOBACCO FREE WORKPLACE.
About University Athletic Association, Inc. at the University of Florida
The University Athletic Association, Inc. is the athletic department for the University of Florida. We are searching for talented candidates to assist us in the pursuit of our goal of being one of the finest intercollegiate athletic programs in the nation.
Join UF's 150-year plus tradition of academic excellence, leading-edge research, medical care, flourishing arts, and world-class athletics. As part of The Gator Nation, you will enjoy outstanding benefits and play an integral role in contributing to the atmosphere, diverse culture, and traditions that make the University Athletic Association a great place to work.